Category Archives: New York City

I grew up in New York City and, after moving away, visited my parents there often, until they passed away.

The Donald Chronicles, #13 – Feb. 6, 2017

Again, a grab-bag of god-awful: 1. We can thank you-know-who for this, along with a recent wave of threats to Jewish places of worship. The passengers in this NYC subway car then removed the anti-semitic graffiti. Thank you New Yorkers! … Continue reading

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9/11 and the Emperor’s New Clothes

I am NOT normally a conspiracy theorist. I distrust most conspiracy theories I come across. But that is not to say that conspiracies don’t exist. Of course they do. I wish to talk here about the possibility that the official version … Continue reading

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We Go “Out West” – Summer, 1955

In 1955, my parents, my Aunt Etta and myself  left New York City for a multi-week trip to the western National Parks and the West Coast. I was fifteen at the time. We traveled in a brand-new black Dodge, which never … Continue reading

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New York City Street Scenes, 1980s -90s

After a week of being without my iMac, I’m back, with a new hard drive installed and lots more RAM. Allow me to introduce a major exhibition –  NYC street scenes, from the 80s and 90s. This show includes all … Continue reading

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The World Trade Center … again

The destruction of the World Trade Center is a central fact of our time. What does it tell us? My son’s initial reaction was: “The chickens are coming home to roost.” I thought that a little cruel, at the time. … Continue reading

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